Pittwater Life March 2018 Issue


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Travel Life

Travel Life

Croatian and Tuscan treasures revealed

Picture yourself immersing in

idyllic country settings across

Italy and Croatia, including

ancient towns and picturesque

coastlines, as you take in the

unique cultures and sample

local cuisine with Back-Roads


Travel View consultant Karen

Robinson says the small-group

touring specialists encourage

you to do more than just “see”

a destination, but also experience

the scenery, architecture,

food and people that make the

destinations truly unique.

“Whether you are a history

buff, a passionate foodie, or

prefer to kick back and relax

while winding through breathtaking

scenery, Back-Roads

Touring’s leisurely paced itineraries

allow you to choose the

way you travel,” said Karen.

You’ll experience the fascinating

history and fine architecture

of Italy on their Tuscan Treats

tour, where you will spend

seven days as a culinary connoisseur

exploring the rocky

coastline and almond-coloured


“Stroll through the postcard

town of Cinque Terre, visit the

famous Leaning Tower of Pisa

and try some local gelato in San

Gimignano,” said Karen. “You’ll

also attend authentic wine tastings

in Fattoria San Donato and

roll up your sleeves in Tuscany

for an exclusive cooking class

where you will be guided by

skilled chefs in making Tuscan


She said anyone looking to

explore Europe by sea should

investigate their relaxing eightdays

Croatian Islands Sailing


“Sail the azure seas in a

luxury motor yacht that takes

you to arguably some of the

most diverse and most beautiful

parts of Croatia – Central

Dalmatia,” said Karen. “You will

encounter the divine beaches of

the Croatian Islands with crystal

blue water and look back on

the spectacular backdrop of the

rugged mountain side from the

comfort of your yacht.”

The tour visits a new destination

each day, including the

stunning Krka Waterfalls, the

cliffs of Kornati National Park

and also Telašcica National Park;

there’s swimming, snorkelling

and also a wine-tasting tour at

the famous Bibish Winery.

Back-Roads Touring offers

unforgettable tours with

experienced tour leaders who

are dedicated to delivering a

truly authentic experience, with

their vast collection of unique

personal stories that marry

perfectly with their knowledge

and passion.

Tuscan Treats starts at

$2,850pp, twin share; Croatian

Islands Sailing starts at

$3,699pp, lower deck.

* For more info on Back-Roads

experiences phone 9918 4444.

74 MARCH 2018

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